Wayne E. Bass of West Baden Springs passed away Monday morning at his home at the age of 87.
Born in 1921 in Lawrence County to Homer and Nora Bass, Wayne was a retiree of Carpenter Body Works, Coast Guard veteran of World War II and member of American Legion Cecil B. Martin Post 250 in Mitchell.
He is survived by his sister Vera, 1 niece, 1 cousin, 8 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Muriel, sons Gary and Steven, step-daughter Jan, brother Paul and 1 nephew.
Services will be held Thursday morning at 10:30am at the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home in Mitchell with burial to follow at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be tomorrow from 4:00 until 8:00pm and again from 9:00am until time of service Thursday at Chastain.